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a cold front is on the move. it will be moving through the state of maryland it today. it will generate one or two showers. we're starting out mild, 50's this morning. 51 at downtown. 54 at the airport. we're headed for a high to the mid 50's today. clouds will thicken up and a slight chance for showers. we'll check out the thanks to giving a forecast in a minute. >> very clear on the major roadways. the jfx is running smoothly into town. a yellow spot through the construction zone. doing well on 95 through the fort mchenry. towards the west side, we continue to run smoothly. five minutes on southbound 95 towards the for mechanic 311 minutes on the northeast side.
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-- towards the fort mchenry. 11 minutes on the northeast side. moving good towards west nursery road. this is a 95 up in cecil county. north and southbound traffic looks good here. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> it has been in the works for nearly a year. a walmart will soon take shape on the north side. >> the city council gave final approval last night to become the anchor in at remington. jennifer franciotti has the details. >> it will mean the creation of about 400 construction jobs, 750 permanent jobs. the 330,000-square-foot facility will be anchored by a walmart. as single councilperson did not vote against this.
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they did not want $7.25 minimum wage. the vote full walmart does not kill efforts to mandate a living wage. a bill would affect all city retailers that grossed $10 million a year in sales. >> i just need one more vote for citywide living wage bill. $10.59 an hour to begin. >> a lot will happen at this site. they plan to put in the first lowe's home improvement and many specialty shops and about 90 residential units. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. how do you think a walmart in the heart of north baltimore will affect area residents? you can e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. a much-needed makeover could be in store for baltimore city public schools.
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the mayor has announced a new task force to find $2.8 billion in funding. >> there is no question the condition of buildings impact the ability of children to learn. >> the task force is made up of this city, state, and school employees. recommendations will be submitted in february. there was a major announcement last night. [cheers] at miss welch -- agnes welsh announced her retirement. her final day will be december 6. >> hundreds converged and demanded jobs. the potential employees are part of a group.
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they were to give local employment opportunities and is demanding a fair share of jobs. >> the people are organized. they are ready and willing and they are able to work. they will be trained. when this job begins, we want everybody in this community to be able to work at this job site. >> 40% of those have prior construction experience. >> and mutilated body was found in massachusetts monday night. his father reported him missing. his stepsister said she thought tisdale was running away from home. >> definitely. i know that for a fact. a fistfight. that is what happened before he left.
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>> family members believed to teenager was in a car with two friends headed to boston. a man is recovering after he was shot in west baltimore. this happened yesterday on west north avenue. before that, a man was killed. that increased the homicide rate. no word on a motive or possible suspect in either case. >> millions of americans will hit the roads and take to the skies this week for thanksgiving. some air travelers will be asked to go through the controversial full body scans. kate amara joins us live with the latest. could morning. >> -- good morning. less than 3% of air travelers get the standard pat-downs and less than 1% are pulled aside for the more aggressive physical
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body search. >> we have instituted new screening procedures. >> there is new advice for millions of air travelers. another public service announcement addressing those controversial new security procedures. >> you have important options. >> including a full body scanners and pat-downs. >> this is all being done for the protection of the traveling public. it is being done in as minimally invasive a way as we think appropriate. >> critics call them an invasion of privacy. >> i think it's ridiculous. the pat-downs -- if you -- if he did it to me, he would go to jail. >> officials acknowledge the screenings may be in basic, but security comes first because we believe the pat-downs procedure is a very effective way of getting out of the current threat. >> for many fliers, it is all
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the explanation they need. >> i am for them. i would sooner feel safer flying if that's what it takes. that is what i am prepared to go through. >> polls show the majority of americans support the use of these full-body scanning machines. there is lower support for pat- downs. have called the pat-downs justified. half said they go too far. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> thank you. 48 degrees on tv hill. the investigation continues into a tragic death. >> in florida church is vandalized. some say it is a hate crime. >> this is the beltway at liberty road. more on we
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it is 51 degrees downtown per week continue our string of mild days. in looks like most cloudy generally. some patchy fog is likely this morning and a slight chance of showers as we head into the afternoon and evening. it will be much cooler tomorrow. sunny skies and breezy conditions with wind out of the northwest. a high in the 50's on thanksgiving but a slight chance of showers. >> thank you. it might be mild here but drivers out west are battling in nature.s a storm has forced drivers to install snow chains. this is a good news for skiers. some slopes are in good shape. more than two feet of additional snow is expected in some parts of the mountains.
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>> 82-year-old -- a 2 year-o fell from may skyscape. the child was taken to hospital and died. someone opened fire with a shotgun in florida. officials in daytona beach assessed the damage on sunday after somebody shot out the windows. nobody was in the church at the time. this is not the first time the church has been targeted. the total damage is estimated at $43,000. 47 >> degrees on tv hill. sending greeting cards during the holidays could get easier. >> $6 and problems could spell problems for honda. fore're getting you ready
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your morning commute. a couple sluggish spots are developing.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> some folks could be heading out today. >> that could be the case. we're not seeing any delays, no incidents to report. a few spots starting to look sluggish come around harrisburg expressway, route 40 miles per hour. 53 on southbound 95. still 57 and running smoothly on the west side outer loop.
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70 looking good at this hour. south pont 83 , 58 miles per hour. you continue to move well down towards the beltway. traveling south on 97, looking at around 51 miles per hour at 100. this is the b-w parkway. both major roadways checking out fine at this hour. no problems to report on 95 through cecil county. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. >> a few delays on the buses. the eight and 52 buses are 15- minutes late. there is a diversion because of construction. light rail on time. metro subway and station. marc trains have on-time service on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines so far.
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now back to sandra shaw. >> we are tracking the event of a cold front that will be crossing the state to state. there's a line of showers. most will break apart as it crosses maryland. a slight chance that we'll get some rain this afternoon. we'll see an increase in clouds this afternoon. we remained mild. quite comfortable for this time of year. 51 downtown. 54 at the airport. 54 is our normal high today. we are already above that. 55 in annapolis. 55 in cambridge. 62 to 65 during the daytime hours. fog could develop then burn off later today. the record for today is 74 degrees. we will not break any records. 16 is the low set bacchant 1880.
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we will see a change. as the front crosses, we will drop down temperature-wise. 30's tonight. 34 to about 39 tonight with gradually clearing clients. a cold front is still to our west and it will be crossing today. high pressure will build and for tomorrow. a similar front will cross on thanksgiving night. it does show a slight chance for showers as we head through tonight and cloudy. beautiful clear skies through wednesday with plenty of sunshine. on thanksgiving, there is the advance of another front. it is hit and miss. most of the front is not coming through until thanksgiving night into black friday morning. that is the best shot for seeing some rain. a comfortable height but not a
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washout. after that, black friday, poorly trained and much chillier with the temperature dropping throughout the day. upper 40's throughout the weekend. >> an investigation into it acceleration complaints over a honda car may be in the works. it will be decided whether a full investigation needs to be open into the accord hybrid currency woman said she was involved in a deadly crash reports she lost braking power and the car accelerated on its own. she said she was disabled and the passenger was killed. the problem with a target inside locked brakes. looking to generate income at greeting cards. green cards could pre-stamp
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them. the move would make it easier for people to mail cards after the post office to regain some business. the test is expected to last two years. >> consumers spend more than they save on black friday. jane king joins us live this morning with a look at today's business news. i guess fair warning for air travelers. don't >> expect a refund from the major airlines but we have seen an anger over the new security measures. american continental and u.s. airways will not bend the rules if you cancel your flight. customers would only get the money back if they bought eight refundable ticket. delta will consider refunds in a rare case by case scenario.
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we could be under some pressure on the markers. increasing pressure between north and south korea. stock futures are on the defensive today. most stocks fell on speculation that a bailout for ireland would not be enough to stem the debt crisis. fbi agents raided the offices of capital management as part of a probe of illegal insider trading. this false testimony of an investment banker. black friday sells art no big deal, according to a new survey. on average, black friday shoppers say it is more problems than it is worth. they spent money on gas and baby sitters. that is business. i'm jane king reporting for
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wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> very interesting. jane, thank you. we'll see you back here at 6:15 for your next report. the volkswagen beetle is making a big comeback. see you then. >> 40 degrees on tv hill. a new book could make losing weight easier. details on how you could win a free copy. >> more and more americans are taking the weight loss challenge to the internet. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. how do you think a walmart in the heart of north baltimore will affect area residents? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> we know where to go out and eating right are successful ways to lose weight. >> some web-based programs can
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keep you untracked. >> about to 145 to about 185. >> this man joined a social network where you can put money on the line to reach your goal. they add a referee and an option to send your money to a so- called anti-charity if you felt. >> i will lose $50 next week if i do not lose my target. it is not just the vague hope that you have. it makes it corporate. >> not ready to take that risk? you can track everything you eat and everybody can see it. >> somebody could be watching. it makes people more accountable for what they are eating.
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>> this will lead found success and she agrees. >> millwood you will log into this group that you have to weigh in every week, it keeps you focused. >> not everybody feels the same. there are some aspects that are better that with one-on-one. >> so much of what happens when people overeat -- there is a stress composite and an emotional component. i don't think that can always be addressed online. >> a new book called "drop 5 pounds"show is nibbling can add up to some serious weight gain. keep a food diary as the single most effective way to lose weight. you can get the book for free. there's a link on our facebook
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page where you can enter. watch to see if you are a winner. you have until 5:00 p.m. to claim your prize. checkout the complete rules add [unintelligible] -- wbaltv.com. >> holiday time is a tough time to drop a few pounds. we want to help you. we asked a few local grocery stores to provide this list of items for a perfect meal. check out those list in a special section on our website. have thanksgiving dinner for under $30. it is on the consumer alert page on wbaltv.com. >> coming up -- >> >> a new crop of shops is coming to the remington area, including a walmart. details are next. >> good economic news out of
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the midwest. president obama visits a small town today benefited from your tax dollars. showers checking some ahead of the cold front. i will let you know if it will affect us later today. >> we will let you know if any problems have
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. a lot of folks do a head out for their trouble today. >> the busiest travel day is it tomorrow. we have great travel conditions. there is a front on the move cleared it will deteriorate as it moves across the state. with a slight chance you could
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see a shower per it will not be a washout. the clouds will be sticking throughout today. that front crosses through today. tomorrow will be nice and cooler. we are mild, low 50's across the board and headed for another high in the low 70's. >> very good. >> today, a nice ride out there. no incidents at this hour. so far so good as far as delays. 43 miles per hour on the topside. 52 on southbound 95 coming out of the northeast. 56 on the west side. north on 95 into delaware, there will be construction northbound at the delaware tolls which could cause some heavy delays. 48 on southbound 83 at shawan road. looking good on southbound 795 as you make your way towards the
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owings mills area. a quick live look outside. 95 at white marsh is problem- free. this is it the west side and no problems to report. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now back to you. >> the council gives its approval to a measure that would bring a walmart to baltimore. >> it will set up shop in the remington community. jennifer franciotti is live at the site with more on the story. chor storell be the ange along with many specialty shops. these residents winds up to welcome walmart to the remington area. >> for me and my family. some >> hope to be hired by the retail giant. >> have a nice day. >> the city council has given
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final approval for the 25th street station project. the 330,000-square-foot shopping center will be anchored by walmart. residents do not want this to fall into decay. >> it will be a plan and trash and all of that and a place for people to hang out. this will bring jobs to get people off the corner. >> protesters fell to have a vote -- the wanted $10.59 an hour living wage instead of $7.25, minimum-wage. >> we do not need poverty jobs. we need living wage jobs that support a family. >> that is not enough. >> you have four of your family members on the top 10 --
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american list. you could support a living wage for workers in your stores. >> mary clark said the vote for walmart does not kill efforts to mandate a living wage. a buildup bill would affect all city retailers that grossed $10 million a year. a citywide living wage bill for retail workers here. $10.59 an hour to begin. >> we told you that not the city council members voted against this project. carl stokes abstained from the vote while the rest of his colleagues voted in favor of the walmart. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. -- that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. how do you think a walmart in the heart of north baltimore will affect area residents? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. as we enter the holiday season, there are signs an economic
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numbers that could make this time more merry. the president is promoting a recovery plan. tracie potts has more. >> when gm and chrysler went bankrupt, kokomo, indiana, almost went under. unemployment topped 20%. today, they are rebuilding. this plant has recalled 400 laid off workers. >> we are starving. we are ahead of the curve. we're dependent upon those types of jobs for the economic livelihood. >> the president says kokomo is proof that the bailout work. there are signs of economic recovery. gdp is stronger than expected. >> how much is that trickling
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down to me? i do not know yet. >> critics say it is too little too late for president obama. >> this will not have the kind of growth necessary to insure his re-election. >> unemployment and debt will restrict holiday spending. it is the end of a tough economic year. a tough political year. the white house is hoping the good news story out of the midwest will help sway public opinion. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> family and friends gathered in east baltimore to remember a corrections officer killed over the weekend. he was found -- sheron jones was found dead. she and her ex-boyfriend got into a fight. >> they just broke up a few weeks ago. she said she did not want him anymore. he could not accept that.
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he is going to therapy because he has a serious problem. i said, she doesn't want you anymore. he could not stay away. >> police have identified a person of interest in this case. investigators continued a search for clues in the death of a baltimore teenager. the body of delvonte tisdale was found in massachusetts monday night. his father reported him missing the night before. family members believed he was in a car with friends headed to boston and intended to be dropped off here in baltimore. police are investigating a shooting in east baltimore. a man was shot in the back on east hoffman street. no word on his condition. a man is recovering this morning after he was shot in west baltimore. it happened just before 4:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon on west
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north avenue. he was treated at an area hospital. a man was shot and killed on loudoun avenue. three shootings remain under investigation. 47 degrees on tv hill. the ravens look ahead to the home stretch. the coaching change for brett favre and the vikings. we have details in sports because the importance of exercise. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have word on southbound 795
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>> a very good morning. 54 degrees at the airport. it is going to be mild today
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before a cold front passes through later this afternoon. that cold front is generating severe weather through the ohio valley. light showers approaching us. we will have a slight chance of seeing some rain from this. other than that, more clouds and sunshine. that will change later this week. >> thank you. but a study finds a specialist exercise program may improve complications from a deep vein thrombosis. in the study, patients with severe patients had improvement from swelling and leg ulcers. the study was small. more research is needed to confirm these findings. a weekly program appears to reduce the number of falls among the elderly.
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erform a wide variety of movements. the foot movement and balanced increase. that reduced the chance of falling by half. >> the death rate from congenital heart defects continues to drop. the death rate from these defects dropped by nearly 1/4 from 1999 to 2006. infants accounted for nearly a half the number of deaths. the biggest declines in death rates were among white americans. congenital heart defects can lead to increased risk for regular heart beats and high blood pressure. >> it is 48 degrees on tv hill. it is anything but a joyful holiday season for those affected by the gulf oil spill. >> this is a look at the
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downtown area. stay with us.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. nothing major out there. there is police activity southbound on 795 past owings mills. watch for potential lane closures. 44 miles per hour on the topside. a bit sluggish after that construction zone. so far so good on 95 heading down from the white marsh area to the beltway. the west side on the beltway is looking good, 57 miles per hour. 56 at shawan road. 95 at white marsh is southbound traffic. building just a bit. not much of a delay. it looks a bit heavier on the west side here at liberty.
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that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> on the marc trains, brunswick line, one train running 10 minutes late. camden the penn, camden, and brunswick lines trains are on time. light rail and metro subway are both on supper the eight and 52 late.are at 10-minute lats there is a diversion at old frederick because of construction. now back to sandra shaw. >> hope your doing well. this is some whether the video. this whether video was taken in illinois. it was captured on home video as a tornado touched down yesterday. this is incredible. stop what you're doing a look of this as it rolls through. power lines were knocked down. trees were knocked down and several homes were damaged.
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severe line of storms to the south and the ohio valley will break apart when it comes through here. even in the tennessee valley, intense fall line. this is along the lines of the storm that pass through illinois. we have a slight chance of showers today. other than that, mostly cloudy. 51 downtown. 54 at the airport. 55 in annapolis. we will get into the 70's again. more clouds are around. a slight chance of some fog this morning. 40% chance of showers later today. 16 degrees is the record low. we are nowhere in that area. the average high is 74. -- is 54. tonight, we will be chilly. colder air settles in for good. mid to upper 30's for an
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overnight low. it is all about the passage of this front later today. high pressure builds and before a similar front move through here by thanksgiving night. mainly cloudy today. a slight chance for some showers. clearing tonight through wednesday. on thursday, their plea cloudy with a -- variably cloudy with a 50% chance for showers. 58 degrees for a high on thursday. look at the seven-day forecast. a very good chance of rain on black friday morning. temperature dropping throughout the day. the wind picks up 3 upper 40's on saturday and sunday. >> thank you. happiness and a festive mood for many. >> the aftermath of the bp oil spill has been a virtual grinch
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who stole christmas who rely on louisiana waters to make a living. >> we worked two hours trying to get that out. >> thomas is still fixing his boat before he heads out to shrimp. he is still feeling the pinch of being off the water for so long. >> this year was supposed to be a bumper year. was supposed to be a good year for shrimp. the bp put a crimp in it. >> this is something he has been looking for to all his life. lots of questions about what is still in this water. retirement is not such a sure bet. >> it is frustrating. between that and by the time the
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season clothes, i do not have enough to subsidize my retirement to where we can have a fairly decent winter. we will be looking at it again next spring. >> with the holidays or on the corner -- >> i do not know. i have 24 grandkids, two great- grand kids. i don't think i can give them any christmas presents. >> this is a spot he did not think he would be an. >> i did not have good luck. it is all bad. >> his sense of humor is helping kim to get through it. >> you have to smile. trying to make the best that you can. >> now he is doing everything he can, taking small steps to correct we take care of it one day at a time.
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>> toward that retirement that is still worth looking forward to. >> you feel for those folks. it is 48 degrees on tv hill. so much more ahead -- >> including a look at one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck.
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>> last night the hidden camera found a secret shopper. we want to see what kind of secret service she would receive. >> here's lisa robinson. >> the secret shopper hands out grades to more that half a dozen stores per one of them will get one for best grades yet. the secret chopper visits stores all around the baltimore area. she shops for various items and then gives her opinion of the overall experience. tonight, she was impressed. >> great recommendations. she was fabulous. >> there are some problems. >> the process for the rewards card was ridiculous. >> the tests continued tonight. where she says it simply was not
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up to par. i'm lisa robinson. >> fetas tonight at 11:00 p.m. -- that is tonight at 11:00 p.m. >> this morning we asked -- how do you think a walmart in the heart of north baltimore will affect area residents? >> keep e-mailing those responses to watercooler@wbaltv.com. we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. >> good morning. the ravens wind failed to impress anybody. it took until the midpoint of the fourth quarter to put away one of the worst teams in the nfl. it is only about your record. the ravens use the game to give future opponents the potential to worry. joe flacco to whoo houshmandzadeh. that was accurate.
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the sign of some change. biggest take away from the game may have come from special teams. we have raised getting into the end zone. you have to enjoy when michael can't open it up. we have ray rice getting into the end zone. david reed with patients blocking. if he did not take up, he might have gone into the end zone. the pass defense got burned in the fourth quarter. he had this nfl moment. josh wilson is beaten. this kind of late in the season for that. defense ofe ravens' all. ed reed with the interception. stan stovall still cringing. landry in for the touchdown.
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ray lewis is looking like the old spice commercial. reed goes into the end zone. john harbaugh would have liked less drama. >> there is no perfect when. we say we chase perfection. it is a great question. we talked to our guys about that. we do. we wanted to come out and play a dominant game. it is no different than the week before and the week before that. we're still looking for a dominant game. we're all disappointed we did not play a dominant game. we're happy with the wind. we're not satisfied with the way we play. we -- we're happy with the win. >> not a question. bread childress -- brad chi
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lders was fired in minnesota. the vikings had a 3-7 record. frazier takes over on an interim basis. there was a losing record against their rivals. >> here is a look ahead. >> she went missing and was never found. her husband will learn his fate. more on the sentencing. >> is there a correlation between physical exams and good eye health? >> the first winner in our book contest. >> we are tracking a cold front. how it will play into air tuesday forecast is just ahead.
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>> some police activity to watch for on 795. we will let you know if any new problems have developed. problems have developed.
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